Portal of electronic information resources
Brief info: biographic and bibliographic database for literature with full texts
Link: http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/palacky?db=LitRC-16
Producent: Gale
Valid until: not limited
Category: licensed resource
Related domains: Art, architecture and muzeology, History, Language and Literature, Philosophy and Religion, Theater, movies, dancing
Full info:

Literature Resource Center (LRC) offers biographical, bibliographical and contextual information to more than 150,000 authors. Database represents literature as a field of human activity, which is influenced by other disciplines and the disciplines which itself also affects. The database provides information from many sources produced by Gale:

  • more than 1,100,000 full-text articles and reviews from nearly 500 professional periodicals and journals
  • 80,000 full-text critical essays
  • 7,000 writing overviews
  • more than 13,000 links to key websites
  • more than 140,000 biographies supplemented with 3,000 video portraits
  • 10,000 terms taken from the Merriam-Webster's® Encyclopedia of Literature

LRC is cross-searchable with other Gale literary databases:

Scribner Writers Series - contains more than 3,000 original detailed essays on the world’s 1,400 top authors.

Twayne’s Authors Series - includes critical contributions to the life and work of major writers, history and development of literary movements and genres from nearly 900 monographs.

Type of the resource: Combined
Language: english
Contact person: Mgr. Romana Applová